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Clin Neuroradiol. 2011 Jun;21(2):53-63. doi: 10.1007/s00062-011-0072-7. Epub 2011 Apr 29.

Differential diagnosis of cerebral hemispheric pathology: multimodal approach.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, 0426JCp, 52242 Iowa City, IA, USA. moritani2001@yahoo.com

Abstract

This article gives a comprehensive review and illustrations of the imaging features of various pathological conditions and clinical syndromes associated with cerebral hemispheric involvement. The various conditions are described and defined to provide a basis for the differential diagnostics. The hypotheses relating to the pathology of the various syndromes are discussed with special emphasis on excitotoxic mechanisms for explaining the subsequent cerebral hemiatrophy.

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